Quote from Program Note

"This piece depicts the days of a childhood, which could be very serious and quite comical at the same time.  While the first movement (Capricious March) portrays the children on their way to school, the second movement (Gossip in the classroom) portrays the conflict between a bully and another child being picked on by the bully and other children.  The third movement (Silent School) describes the after-school scene when all the children have gone home, yet the heat of the day still remains lingering in the empty school."

I. Capricious March
II. Gossip in the classroom
III. Silent School

Premiered:04.22.2010 @ Mannes College of Music